Enzymic Oxidation of Proteins and the Enzymic Inactivation of Insulin


THE important communication of Drs. Sizer, Brindley and Wagley1, at the First International Congress of Biochemistry held at Cambridge, the abstract of which I have only recently seen, makes it necessary for me to record that I have been working on almost identical lines. My results are in complete accordance with theirs.

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    Sizer, I. W., Brindley, C. O., and Wagley, P. F., Abstract of Communications, 1st Intern. Congr. Biochem., Cambridge, 1949, p. 361.

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    Califano, L., and Kertész, D., Nature, 142, 1036 (1938); Enzymologia, 6, 233 (1939).

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    Kertész, D., Enzymologia, 12, 254 (1948); 13, 182 (1949).

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    Nelson, J. M., and Dawson, C. R., Adv. Enzymol., 4, 99 (1944).

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KERTÉSZ, D. Enzymic Oxidation of Proteins and the Enzymic Inactivation of Insulin. Nature 165, 523–524 (1950) doi:10.1038/165523a0

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